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Mortgage Broker Kansas City

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // June 12, 2019

What is a mortgage broker? A mortgage broker Kansas City is an intermediary who brings mortgage borrowers and mortgage lenders together but does not use their own funds to originate mortgages. A mortgage broker helps a borrower connect with lenders who represent the best fit in terms of the borrower’s financial situation and interest-rate needs. […]


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Seeking Green Homes

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // June 5, 2019

Home buyers across the country and in Kansas City are seeking green homes. According to McGraw Hill Construction research dating back to 2006, “The green home building market most rapidly accelerated during the housing downturn when builders experienced in green remained in business at higher proportions than those not knowledgeable about energy-efficient and green home […]


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What Does Fiduciary Mean?

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // May 29, 2019

What Does Fiduciary Mean?

What are the fiduciary duties of a Realtor? In fact, what does Fiduciary Mean? They’re massively important words and work as a true guideline for the real estate industry. What Does Fiduciary Mean? Mark Walker at Reality Business News defines the subject: “Fiduciary means faithful servant. A person or organization who enters into a legal […]


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Kansas City Home Values Fell

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // May 22, 2019

Kansas City Home Values Fell

The Kansas City Business Journal reported, “Kansas City home values fell from March to April, the first month-over-month decline in four years, according to a report from Zillow.”  “Home values fell 0.2% from March to April, the first monthly drop since January 2015. The drop mirrors a 0.1% fall in U.S. home values, the first […]


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The Benefits of Investing in Multifamily

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // May 15, 2019

The Benefits of Investing in Multifamily

The benefits of investing in multifamily. According to a recent Forbes, “The most striking feature in markets in the Midwest is that home prices in most of them are still below the level where local incomes say they should be. For an investor, this means two things. First, you can still find bargains in these […]


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Have You Considered Moving to Kansas City?

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // May 8, 2019

Have You Considered Moving to Kansas City?

Have you considered moving to Kansas City? Consulting a map, you become aware that Kansas City, MO sits on the border of the State of Kansas and Missouri right where the Kansas River flows into the Missouri River. Kansas City MO started on the Missouri River as a drop off point for the Santa Fe […]


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100 Percent Loan to Value Financing

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // May 1, 2019

100 Percent Loan to Value Financing

For an individual buying or owning a house, your chances of finding a100 percent loan to value financing are roughly similar to your glimpsing a unicorn or a squadron of flying pigs. But they’re a bit better than that. Not much, but a bit. 100 percent loan to value financing for a real estate investor […]


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Opportunity Zones – Urban Renewal for America

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // April 24, 2019

Opportunity Zones – Urban Renewal for America

Could you be one of those who says, “I can’t sell because of the capital gains taxes I would pay.” Welcome to Opportunity Zones – urban renewal for America, a program created in the 2017 tax overhaul to spur economic development in low-income neighborhoods while offering investors potentially large tax breaks. The program has not […]


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8 Ways Cash Buyers Can Help You

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // April 17, 2019

8 Ways Cash Buyers Can Help You

Sure, getting cash in your hand after the sale of your home is pretty sweet. But did you know a cash buyer can do even more to make you a satisfied seller? That’s right; they can actually pack on the perks if you know what to ask for. How can cash buyers help you? 8 ways cash buyers […]


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A Housing Downturn Has Begun

Posted by Amy Vochatzer // April 10, 2019

A Housing Downturn Has Begun

The latest MReport reports “A housing downturn has begun, according to researchers at Trulia. However, there’s no need to panic—this downturn will likely emerge quite differently from the one a decade ago, the researchers say. What’s signaling the current downturn beginning to take shape is primarily declining sales volume. This is typical of housing downturns. First […]


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